Jul 29, 2021

Snr Electrical Engineer

  • Sasol Group
  • Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Ref No: 96673

Energy Ops - Proj, Eng & Ops Improvement

Short Description / Purpose of Job:

Manage and / or execute the design, engineering, development and modification of complex and / or specialized electrical systems (typically Tier 1 or a programme of projects) in accordance with established engineering principles and standards to satisfy business requirements.Manage and guide subordinates, providing technical direction to several smaller projects. Comfortable working with limited or no structure (ie. creates own direction).

Specialist or broad base of electrical engineering knowledge and competence in particular relating to electrical network planning/design and process plants.
Comprehensive knowledge of the project execution model.Detailed knowledge in defined fields of electrical engineering (e.g. electrical network modelling & analysis, selection of equipment for use in hazardous areas, transformers, switchgear, motors,
VSDs, protection, etc.). Ability to formulate and execute (manage and do) the electrical engineering scope for large multidisciplinary projects (i.e. Tier 1).

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities:

Utilise electrical engineering systems, tools and standards (own, local and international) in own work and projects.Create, develop and update electrical engineering systems, tools and standards.Excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Active practicing of interpersonal skills required for productive working relationships and to work with, or through, others inside and/or outside (including suppliers) the organisation to get work
accomplished. Critical to this role are influencing, negotiating, maturity and emotional intelligence.Operate successfully in a diverse (culture, roles, positions and levels, etc.) work environment. Fosters teamwork and collaboration.Provide input concerning best practices, lessons learnt and training to the Standards & Practices, Electrical Engineering. Tools and standards and workflows. Develop Technical execution strategies including licensing, in-house technology development and appropriate use of ECs. Drive the development of and manage the engineering execution plan with respect to electrical engineering including management of own subordinates. Coach and guide less experienced engineers. Functional delivery and contributions. World class quality deliverables based on agreed to electrical engineering track quality plan. Sign-off of critical deliverables. Compliance to environmental, safety and legal specifications. Application and in-depth understanding of technical processes core to Sasol's competitiveness and advantage or in engineering conceptualisation and commercialisation. Knowledge of applicable engineering technologies/Technical acumen and technical integration

Formal Education:

University Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Electrical

Min Experience:

Typically 10+ years in the field of electrical engineering but with an absolute minimum of 8 years relevant experience in electrical engineering

Certification & Professional Membership


Analytics: The systematic computational analysis of data or statistics

Business Acumen: An intuitive and applicable understanding of how a company or unit makes money. Displays a thorough understanding of what drives profitability. Maintains a market-focused approach to business. Keeps an overall big picture understanding of the business and its interrelationships enabling a person to make better business decisions. The ability to make good business judgments and quick decisions in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome.

Collaboration: The action of working with someone to produce something

Continuous Process Improvement: The methodology followed for increasing the effectiveness and/or efficiency of a business process, often through automation.

Integration: The consolidated view with various parts, circumstances, legislation, landscapes or aspects linked or coordinated.

Partnering: The development and perpetuation of successful and mutually-beneficial relationships where customers and others become business partners with common goals, positive attitudes, cooperative work styles, open communications and team spirit.

Project Coordination: Knowledge and experience with Project Coordination is planning, organizing, and managing tasks and resources to accomplish a objective this include an administrative, liaison and support role that supports one or more projects. Usually used during smaller non capital projects.

Reporting: The ability to access information from databases, forms, and other sources, and prepare reports according to requirements.


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